microsoft access logoVersion 3.1 (2015 June) of the book ‘I Wish I Knew’ series contains technical data and advice that makes sense and contains practical and numerous examples with explanations to allow you to ease into the steep programming curve. You can create programs with a Microsoft Access backend today!
This book “I Wish I Knew How to … Program Access with Xojo in Windows” goes into the numerous options of programming Access.

XMLLogo200There are many points to learn XML, such as connecting databases, displaying data in multiple formats, making the information tailored to the reader, adding security through schemas and more.  With Xojo’s ability to work on multiple operating systems, using XML adds to the already diverse Xojo environment.


Version 2.0 (April 2015) of the book: I Wish I Knew How to...Program Plugins with Xojo on Windows Version 2 is a complete rewrite of the previous book. 

The first version of this book was an introduction and is out-of-date. The second version contains many examples with the fundamentals, Module, Classes, and Controls.The new packaging of xojo plugins are shown and the older rbx extensions should no-longer be created.

This version also uses the free community edition of Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 to create the dll plugins for the Xojo programming language. 

SQLite150I Wish I Knew How to … Program SQLite with Xojo Desktop delves into the mystery of programming a front end database.
The book is written as a guide and reference to Xojo programmers who program Desktop Applications in Windows and Mac. There are no plugins, dynamic link libraries (dll), COM, or Active X parts to add. 
There are more than 20 chapters with over 350 pages with over 70 example programs. 
Examples include opening recordsets, finding data, sorting, updating data, counting records, printing a report, deleting records, creating new records, creating reports, and more.  Many screenshots have been added to show the results of the code with an index to help find topics quickly.